Faction Unisex Prodigy 1X Ski

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Description

The Prodigy 1X mirrors the shape of the fan-favorite Prodigy 2X, including our award-winning Elliptical Sidecut Design and a Full Strength Sidewall for exceptional edge hold. In comparison to the Prodigy 2X, it's 10mm narrower underfoot for precise handling in the park and on-piste, and its poplar/ash wood core is ultra strong to withstand heavy landings. Anti-Chip Micro-Cap construction in the tip and tail plus XL 2.5mm Edges work together to ensure this ski stands up strong against the test of time.

Features

LOCALLY SOURCED MATERIALS
In an effort to reduce the impact of our supply chain, we strive to source materials from European companies that are based near our factories.

RECYCLED MATERIALS
Working with our production partners to eliminate material waste, we now mix base, sidewall and topsheet material scraps back into the raw material used for production, reducing carbon emissions while ensuring the same level of quality & durability. By integrating recycled materials into our ski bases, we reduce the ecological impact of our bases by 75%.

POPLAR/ ASH CORE
Poplar is a light-colored, durable softwood that flexes and pops nicely as well as having great vibration absorption capabilities. Ash is a heavier hardwood, that complements Poplar by adding stiffness and durability. This duo provides excellent hold on hard snow, a solid base for stomping landings and enough pop and flex to get creative with.

FULL STRENGTH SIDEWALL
A construction that places strips of protective material along the sides of each core, between the edge and the topsheet. Sidewalls provide the best possible edge hold and stability when the ski is engaged in a turn as well as protecting the wood core, edges and topsheet from impact and outside damage.

DIRECTIONAL TWIN
A considerably skinnier tail width than in the tip provides ultimate downhill performance for attacking the mountain. A twin tip in the tail encourages playfulness and freestyle attitude, meaning you can ride switch without problem.

ELLIPTICAL SIDECUT
The Elliptical Sidecut is made up of a longer radius underfoot and shorter radii in the tip and tail of the ski. The long radius underfoot means you can pivot faster and easier, while a shorter radius in the tip and tail result in easier turn initiation. This sidecut allows for a wide variety of turns, lengths, angles and mounting positions (stay tuned for our mounting guide).

ANTI CHIP MICRO CAP
Micro-cap construction is a hybrid of a premium, sandwich sidewall construction fused with a lightweight, durable cap construction. With micro-cap, the sandwich construction provides awesome edge hold and torsional stability while the ski’s topsheet wraps around and meets the sidewall, protecting the fragile join that can be prone to chipping.

MUSTACHE FLEX
This flex works best for most skiers. Enjoy stability in front of, and behind the binding area to provide solid edge hold. Then, we transition to smooth, progressive flex in the tips and tails to easily absorb all the different bumps and snow debris on the mountain. This flex allows for an easier turn initiation and finish. 

XL 2.5MM EDGES
7 fractions of a millimeter might not sound like much, but when it comes to edges, it adds up. The 2.5mm edges stack an extra 35% of height on top of our already super-durable standard 1.8mm edges. This extra steel gives the rider a pair of skis that are going to take more abuse and last longer.

Specs

Ski Size

158

164

171

Tip Width (mm)

120

120

120

Waist Width (mm)

88

88

88

Tail Width (mm)

112

112

112

Radius (m)

13

15

17

Weight Per SKi (g)

1500

1580

1640